Reviews

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Cover: On a Gold-Blooming Day: Finding Fall Treasures

Kirkus Reviews

“Sun-dazzling!”—Kirkus Reviews

 
Cover: Be a Bridge

Kirkus Reviews

“A charming and welcome read bound to help cultivate a kinder next generation.”—Kirkus Reviews

 
Cover: Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants

Shelagh Rogers, OC

“Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults is a book to grow up with and grow into. It is both medicine and a loud and urgent call to honour the gifts of the earth and the responsibility to give gifts to the earth in return.”—Shelagh Rogers, OC

 
Cover: Gold Mountain

Booklist

“An exceptionally told story that will satisfy readers of history, mystery, and adventure while providing food for thought.”—starred, Booklist

 
Cover: Mr. Bat Wants a Hat

Kirkus Reviews

“An adorable tale featuring an endearing character who learns an important lesson.”—Kirkus Reviews

 
Cover: Lerner Maker Lab

Booklist

“These are kid-pleasing activities . . . [A] great way to get kids into tinkering mindsets.”—Booklist

 
Cover: When Lightnin' Struck

Midwest Book Review

“Original, deftly crafted, entertaining, thought-provoking with its underlying message about bullying” — Midwest Book Review

 
Cover: Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants

Angeline Boulley

“Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults is my new favorite book! What a great way for young people (and anyone, really) to learn about our healing medicines. Chii miigwech!”—Angeline Boulley, #1 NYT Bestselling author of Firekeeper’s Daughter

 
Cover: Torch

Kip Wilson

“I was immediately hooked and couldn’t put this down.” —Kip Wilson, author of White Rose and The Most Dazzling Girl in Berlin

 
Cover: Free Kid to Good Home

Publishers Weekly

“Ito’s deadpan humor and the characters’ emotive facial expressions inject jocularity in a welcome exploration of the anxiety that some children face in response to siblinghood.”—Publishers Weekly

 
Cover: A Long Way from Home

Karen McQuestion

“A blend of fantasy, science fiction, and coming-of-age…You won’t want to miss this remarkable book.” —Karen McQuestion, author of The Watchful Woods series

 
Cover: This Last Adventure

The Horn Book Magazine

“Dalton sensitively delineates the complexities of loss, hope, and love in this unusually rich and philosophical middle-grade novel.”—The Horn Book Magazine

 
Cover: The Art of Magic: A Novel

Karen Briner

“[A] complex and magical adventure filled with heart and imagination.”—Karen Briner, author of Snowize & Snitch

 
Cover: Notes from a Sickbed

Rob Kirby

“Tessa Brunton generously shares with us not only her struggle of living with a chronic, little-understood disease, but also her go-to skills for coping: a sharp wit and a rich, fabulously intricate inner life. And her drawings are gorgeous!” —Rob Kirby, author-artist, Marry Me a…

 
Cover: Hear Me

Lynne Kelly

“Hear Me is a thoughtful and empowering story about standing up and speaking out even when no one will listen. I’ll be thinking about Rayne long after closing the book.”—Lynne Kelly, author of Song for a Whale

 
Cover: Funeral Girl

Nita Tyndall

“Funeral Girl is a touching debut about ghosts, grief, and the relationships we have with people both living and dead.”—Nita Tyndall, author of Who I Was with Her

 
Cover: Gold Mountain

Foreword Reviews

“Gold Mountain is the historical tale of a courageous daughter whose determination helps to change the face of America, as well as her Chinese family’s fortunes.”—Foreword Reviews

 
Cover: Notes from a Sickbed

Nicole Georges

“This book is a gorgeous and necessary addition to the canon of graphic medicine.” —Nicole Georges, author-artist, Calling Dr. Laura: A Graphic Memoir

 
Cover: Glowing Bunnies!?: Why We're Making Hybrids, Chimeras, and Clones

Booklist

“Divided into five parts, this fascinating, detailed text focuses on how genetic engineering could help animal conservation and the extinction crisis, restore damaged ecosystems, make agriculture more efficient and less polluting, create unusual and useful pets, and fight or eliminate…

 
Cover: Gender Inequality in Sports: From Title IX to World Titles

Booklist

“A thought-provoking look at women’s history and its ongoing debates.”—Booklist

 
Cover: The Mighty T. Rex

Booklist

“In an oversized, early-reader format, each book uses short sentences of text and accompanying full-page images to describe the dinosaur’s size and weight, physical characteristics, diet, and North American territory. . . . Young dinosaur fans will not be disappointed.”—Booklist

 
Cover: Make Way for Animals!: A World of Wildlife Crossings

School Library Journal

“Everything readers need to know about wildlife crossings—what they are, why they are needed, who makes them happen—in a book all libraries should own.”—starred, School Library Journal

 
Cover: My Must-Have Mom

Publishers Weekly

“With whimsical storytelling, Smith and Khatun offer an unexpected take on an indestructible parent-child relationship. . . . a rainbow range of flat hues exhibit a style that well suits the cluttered, casual aesthetic.”—Publishers Weekly

 
Cover: Notes from a Sickbed

Lisa Hanawalt

“Tessa’s intimate, surreal, and impeccably composed diary comics invite you in and wrap around you like a warm quilt. Her work is a soothing balm for the chronic frustrations of living in a human body.” —Lisa Hanawalt, creator of Tuca & Bertie